Issue No.02 - February (1979 vol.12)
J.L. Bentley , Carnegie-Mellon University
Fast algorithms dramatically decrease run time for certain tasks. Designing them offers not only the promise of better performance but also a better understanding of the problems underlying all computational tasks.
J.L. Bentley, "Special Feature An Introduction to Algorithm Design", Computer, vol.12, no. 2, pp. 66-78, February 1979, doi:10.1109/MC.1979.1658620